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Jan 21, 2013 7:30am EST
for mandatory background checks and a ban on assault weapons. vice-president biden said the nation has a "moral obligation" to prevent future tragedies like the school shooting in connecticut. at a press conference in washington, members of an interfaith coalition reiterated support for stronger gun control, saying they agree that it is a "moral imperative." >> we stand together because we know beyond all else that god is love. let us love one another, bind ourselves together and challenge the onslaught of violence in our nation. >>> also this week, christian groups ramped up their push for immigration reform. at a media event in washington, speakers sat at a table with empty chairs meant to represent deported family members of immigrants living here. meanwhile, evangelical leaders launched a campaign they are calling "i was a stranger." in a video released this week, they urged churches to spend 40 days studying biblical passages that relate to immigration, in order to build grassroots support for immigration reform. >>> this weekend of inauguration celebrations, we want to explore the mood of
Jan 27, 2013 10:00am PST
inaugural prayer service at washington national cathedral on tuesday. with the obamas and bidens in attendance, representatives from a broad array of religious traditions prayed for the nation and its leaders. the service included protestant, catholic, jewish, muslim and sikh participants. a major theme of the event was finding a common vision in a nation that remains deeply divided. >> kim, for all the religious diversity at the cathedral and at other events, the inauguration itself, the main event, was remarkably protestant only. a protesta giving the invocation, a protestant doing t benediction. did you hear any complaints about that? >> reporter: i didn't hear any complaints, probably because there was so much diversity at some of the other events. the last few inaugural events have been very protestant in terms of the religious leaders who participated. that hasn't always been the case. during fdr's time, there was a catholic. there have been jewish leaders, greek orthodox leaders in the past who have done it. >> and the inauguration itself is always such a reminder of the i
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